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This is a list of local, state, and regional tournaments that may be of interest to you.  We generally include tournaments in the mid-Atlantic from North Carolina to Pennsylvania, as well as National championship level events.


Chess Girls Rock weekend, June 2-4, 2023, Virginia Beach, VA (Kempsville Rec Center) — OPEN FOR REGISTRATION

Inda Fest Chess Competition, August 20, 2023, Chesapeake, VA (Hindu Temple) — Save the Date

National Chess Day, October 14, 2023, Norfolk, VA (MacArthur Mall) — Save the Date


Featuring tournaments by trusted organizers in the mid-Atlantic region + National championship events

2023 Virginia Senior Open, June 2-4, 2023, Dulles, VA — OPEN FOR REGISTRATION (VCF)

Carolinas Classic, June 9-11, 2023, Charlotte, VA (Charlotte Chess Center) — OPEN FOR REGISTRATION

1st Annual DMV Scholastic Championship & Herndon Open Action, June 11, 2023, Herndon, VA (DMV) — OPEN FOR REGISTRATION

9th Annual Continental Class Championships, June 16-18, Reston, VA (Continental Chess) — OPEN FOR REGISTRATION

2023 Charlottesville Open Chess Championships, July 15-16, Charlottesville, VA (VCF) — OPEN FOR REGISTRATION

Independence Day Open, June 30-July 2, 2023, Dulles, VA (Atlantic Chess Association) —  OPEN FOR REGISTRATION

Scholastic side event

10th Annual Potomac Open, July 21-23, Rockville, MD (MD Chess) — OPEN FOR REGISTRATION

World Open, June 23-July 4, Philadelphia, PA — OPEN FOR REGISTRATION

Lower Sections     Top 6 Sections     Under 13     Amateur     Junior

Senior Amateur     Action     Womens     Game/7 Blitz

G/10 Championship     Blitz

Coastal Carolina Open, August 4-6, 2023, Jacksonville, NC — OPEN FOR REGISTRATION

2nd Annual Beltway Open, August 4-6, Herndon, VA (DMV) — OPEN FOR REGISTRATION

Scholastic Side Event

10th Annual Washington International, August 12-16, 2023, Rockville, MD (Maryland Chess)

55th Annual Atlantic Open, August 25-27, Reston, VA (Continental Chess)

2023 Virginia Closed Chess Championship, September 2-4, Glen Allen, VA (VCF)

Skyline Open, October 5-9, 2023, Dulles, VA (Capital Area Chess)

Walter Muir Memorial, October 13-14, Roanoke, VA

13th Annual Washington Chess Congress, October 20-22, Reston, VA (Continental Chess)

Fredericksburg Open, October 27-29. Fredericksburg, VA (VCF)

27th annual Eastern Chess Congress, October 27-29, Princeton, NJ

Northern Virginia Open, November 17-19, Dulles, VA (VCF)